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Grinnell College Campus Advisors

You are not required to go through any office on your campus in order to apply to the CLS Program. However, we recommend you make use of resources available on your campus to strengthen your application.

Resources on your campus may include an academic advisor, the Scholarships Office, Fellowships Office, Merit Awards Office, Study Abroad Office, Honors Program, Career Office or International Programs Office. A campus writing center may also provide helpful feedback on your essays.

The following individuals on your campus are knowledgable about the CLS Program and can provide advice on the application process for you, and support through the process:

Ann Landstrom
Assistant Dean and Director of Global Fellowships and Awards, Center for Careers, Life, and Service

The CLS Program provides resources to help you prepare a competitive application with or without the help of an advisor:


Previous Recipients

Year Name Language Site Institution
2021 Makaela Burch Korean Gwangju, Korea Grinnell College
2020 Daniel Rosenbloom Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Grinnell College
2017 Hannah Hwang Korean Gwangju, South Korea Grinnell College
2017 Emily Howe Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Grinnell College
2016 Mari Holmes Indonesian Malang, Indonesia Grinnell College
2015 Tracy Pa Japanese Hikone, Japan Grinnell College
2013 Christopher Kaiser-Nyman Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh Grinnell College
2013 Alethea Cook Chinese Qingdao, China Grinnell College
2013 Samuel Huang Korean Wonju, South Korea Grinnell College
2010 Anna-Lisa Bowans Hindi Jaipur, India Grinnell College
2008 HANNA VON SCHLEGELL Arabic Tunis, Tunisia Grinnell College
2008 Thomas Jamison Chinese Harbin, China Grinnell College
2007 Neil Finnegan Chinese Suzhou, China Grinnell College

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